Online Education Degree Programs

Prepare for a career of learning, leading and serving by earning a teaching degree online from Grand Canyon University's (GCU) College of Education. Whether you aspire to teach early childhood education, high school students or special education, or you want to move into administration, we offer a variety of online education degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels to help you reach your goals.

Build and develop the skills necessary to meet the diverse demands of tomorrow's classrooms or shift into educational leadership roles. With GCU's online education degrees, you take one class at a time to gain more in-depth learning and to maintain a work-life balance.

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Online Education Degrees

Enjoy the convenience of studying any time, from anywhere, with GCU's online education degrees. Discover the many benefits of earning an online education degree.

College of Education

GCU's College of Education has a strong reputation for its prestigious educator preparation programs. Learn about the COE Promise and what sets our college apart.

Online Education Courses

If you are an educator looking to further your knowledge in a specific subject or advance your career, consider taking individual online education courses. These continuing education courses are designed to help you advance your knowledge, while earning credit for licensure, certificates or endorsements.

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Teaching Degree Online

Pursue your bachelor of education degree online through the College of Education. Earning an undergraduate teaching degree online is the first step in preparing for a rewarding career in the field of education. All of our online education degree programs require practicum and field experience hours.

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Masters in Education Online

Whether you are a current or aspiring educator, a masters in education online can open doors for your career, introduce new opportunities and foster relationships while increasing your earning potential. GCU offers accredited online education degree programs to help you qualify for endorsements, promotions and pay increases within your school or district. If you have a bachelor's degree in a different field, a masters in education online can lead to teaching licensure as you transition into the education field.


Online Early Childhood Education Degree

Earning an online early childhood education degree allows you to nurture and teach children from birth through third grade. Focus on teaching fine and large motor skills as well as early reading, phonics and language acquisition.

Elementary Education Degree Online

Elementary teachers guide students in grades 1-8 through the learning process and prepare them for future schooling. Prepare for a career working with children in developing their academic and social skills by earning an elementary education degree online.

Secondary Education Degree Online

Secondary education teachers work with youth and adolescents, and typically teach a single subject. The secondary education degree online can help you prepare to develop and nurture each student's individual talents and abilities.

Special Education Degree Online

Special education teachers assist students who have a spectrum of different needs in implementing individualized education plans. Earn a special education degree online to begin a career positively impacting and teaching students with special needs.


How long does it take to get a degree in education online?

At GCU, you will take one class at a time while earning your online degree in education, allowing you to maximize learning and build your knowledge base. Your program length will depend on which online degree in education you choose. You may have an opportunity to earn credit through GCU-approved certificates, national exams or transfer credits. Speak to an enrollment representative for more information by calling 855-GCU-LOPE.

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What are online education degree requirements?

Admission requirements for our online education degrees will depend on whether you want to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree. If you are a qualified student who is committed and dedicated to learning the art and science of teaching, willing to uphold the university's vision and mission, and open to the possibility of spiritual and intellectual development, you are encouraged to apply. Get more information about your steps to admission.

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